Classic Lotto jackpot continues to grow!

LANSING, December 10, 2007 – The Classic Lotto 47 jackpot is HUGE! The largest ever at $13.4 million.

The jackpot, which was last won on July 4, started at $1 million and has been growing ever since! Although no jackpot winning tickets were sold in Saturday’s drawing, 13 players matched five of six numbers to win $2,500 each!

Saturday’s winning numbers were 12-13-17-23-40-41.

Classic Lotto 47 is a six-digit game drawn Wednesdays and Saturdays. Jackpots begin at $1 million and increase by $100,000 in every drawing. Classic Lotto 47 tickets can be purchased at any Lottery retailer and sales for Wednesday night’s drawing will close at 7:08 p.m. on Wednesday.

Over 95 cents of every dollar spent on Lottery tickets is returned to the state in the form of contributions to the state School Aid Fund, prizes to players and commissions to retailers. In fiscal year 2007, the contribution to schools was $748.9 million. Since its inception in 1972, the Lottery has contributed more than $14.3 billion to education in Michigan.

For additional information, please visit the Lottery’s Web site at

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